Port of Anacortes New Executive Director

ANACORTES – The Port of Anacortes Commission appointed Mr. Daniel C. Worra as Port Executive Director during their regular Commission meeting April 2, 2015.

Worra, an Anacortes resident, comes to the Port from General Electric where he served as Northwest Field Service Regional Manager. Prior to GE, Worra had a 24 year career in the United States Navy, retiring as the Operations Officer at NAS Whidbey Island.

On behalf of the Commission, Commission President Bob Eberle welcomed Dan aboard, noting he possessed the characteristics the Commission sought in a new Executive Director, a team builder with high energy and good management skills.

Worra was selected from a process that included interviews with a community leadership panel, Port staff, and the Port Commission. Worra said he was humbled to have been selected from a field of strong candidates and looked forward to working with the Commissioners and staff.

Prior to Worra’s appointment, the Commission honored outgoing Interim Executive Director John Hachey with a resolution highlighting his accomplishments and thanking him for his dedication to the Port.

 

About the Port of Anacortes

The Port of Anacortes was formed in 1926 to promote economic development for Anacortes and the surrounding area. The Port district is led by a board of five elected commissioners: Bob Eberle, Pat D. Mooney, Ray Niver, Keith Rubin and Bill Short.  Public meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Room of the Main Port Warehouse, 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA.

For more information, visit www.portofanacortes.com

 or contact Julie Johnson Lindsey, Executive Assistant  at julie@portofanacortes.com

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